Careers

At The North American Guitar

Want to work for a fast-growing online guitar store representing the world’s finest brands from the world of high-end instruments?

Current Vacancies

Nashville, TN

  • Position Requirements:

    • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions
    • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results
    • Coordinating and preparing financial statements
    • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
    • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
    • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems
    • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics including KPI reporting for management and external stakeholders
    • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff
    • Oversee preparation of monthly management accounts from QuickBooks, performing reconciliations and other checks to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial information
    • Manage company payments, accounts payable and cash control including multicurrency bank accounts
    • Prepare weekly detailed cash flow forecasts
    • Assist CFO with budgeting and forecasting
    • Day-to-day supervision of Accounting staff
    • Manage all company administrative duties relating to finance, HR and IT systems
    • Ensure compliance with company rules, policies and external regulations
    • Ad hoc tasks and projects as directed by the CEO/CFO including change initiatives and assisting/leading on implementation of new systems and processes (including help integrate acquisitions) 

    Skills & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience primarily in small to medium sized entrepreneurial/family businesses, preference given to PE-backed company experience.
    • CPA required
    • Strong analytical capabilities, an exceptional eye for detail, and ensuring accuracy while able to see the ‘bigger picture’. Comfortable interrogating detailed financial data to understand trends and anomalies
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and a dynamic environment
    • Previous experience working within a commercial facing role, ideally retail or eCommerce
    • Experience in recruiting, managing and mentoring a small finance team of 2-3 people
    • Fluent in English, excellent written ability, and solid communication skills
    • Experience using QuckBooks is strongly preferred but not essential
    • Excellent Excel skills including ability to work with, update and adapt integrated financial models
    • Familiar with managing more than one entity
    • Discrete, accurate, highly organized, proactive, confident, ability to work independently if required

    Capabilities

    • Custodian – Driving focus on financial performance vs. plan and taking appropriate action to correct where required
      • Focuses on cost management and cash management (tight grip on Gross Contribution and Working Capital) 
      • Considers risks and opportunities to plan and analyses/presents these to the CEO/CFO
      • Cash-based mindset to ensure business moves towards a self-sustainable growth path  
      • Understands key levers the business can pull in the event of underperformance vs. plan to protect cash position 
    • Scorer – Delivering robust and accurate information to enable effective decision making 
      • Forward looking mentality and focused on accuracy/delivering forecasts 
      • Validates assumptions through detailed analysis (attention to detail) 
      • Provides sensitivity/scenario analysis to support budgeting/forecasting 
      • Presents clear reporting and analysis to enable strategic decision making (e.g. takes ownership of board pack presentation) 
    • Challenger – Ensuring a data driven approach is used to challenge strategic decision making  
      • Desire to drive process to lay foundation for strong finance function and improve efficiency/automation  
      • Provides a robust sounding board to CEO/CFO by challenging growth strategies from a financial perspective (confident/capable enough to form a view) 
      • Data-focused to drive objective/qualified decision making 
    • Business Partner – Working with the business to drive operational objectives whilst meeting financial targets 
      • Looks across the whole organization and helps drive departmental KPI focus 
      • Develops relationships and integrates with team members to provide data and deeper analysis on operations 
      • Holds departmental leads accountable for performance vs. budget

Why Buy From The North American Guitar

Secure payment methods

We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as PayPal or bank and wire transfers

Flexible finance options

We offer an array of flexible finance options so that you can secure your dream guitar

Safe and secure packaging

All instruments ship in triple-layered guitar boxes stuffed with packing peanuts

Global shipping

We use the most trustworthy couriers to give peace of mind no matter the location

No hidden fees or taxes

What you see at checkout is what you pay so there are no surprises at your door

72-hour appraisal period

All our guitars come with an appraisal period meaning easy returns if you’re not satisfied